Are you an inspiring teacher looking for a position in an ‘Outstanding’ school?
Glyn School is seeking to appoint an innovative and dynamic Teacher of Law to join our hugely popular and successful Social Sciences department.
Law is a popular option at A level, with many students choosing to study further at University. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowedge and a comprehensive understanding of teaching Law. Outstanding communication and organisation skills are essential as well as the ability to use Information Technology to support learning and organise work patterns.
If you have high expectations of students in terms of learning and achievement, and you have enthusiam for developing new approaches for learning and teaching, then this position could be for you. We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at.
Glyn School is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.
Why should you teach at Glyn?
Glyn is an ‘Outstanding’ school; to be exceptional is for our students to leave not only with the grades necessary to pursue their goals, but also with the life-skills they need to thrive and contribute to the global community. Our teachers have a passion for their subjects and build strong relationships with students to cultivate their ‘love of learning’. We offer our teachers unprecedented support to hone their craft. Staff well-being is a priority at Glyn and our middle and senior leaders ensure that our teachers have the opportunities to learn and grow in their chosen career development path.
What other team members say about their careers at Glyn:
“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”.
“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development”.
About Glyn and Sixth Form:
Glyn is a high performing school, with an Ofsted ranking of ‘Outstanding’ in 2009 and 2012. Glyn is the lead school and a designated Teaching School in the successful and thriving GLF Multi-Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys with 1227 students on roll (Year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth Form with 546 students, with just under a third of our Sixth Form intake consisting of girls. We offer a stumulating curriculum in Sixth Form, with a broad choice of courses providing both academic and vocational pathways. Although our Sixth Formers demonstrate increasing maturity and independence in their studies, we continue to provide the strong pastoral care that we believe underpins their success. The Sixth Form block is situated in The Chaloner Building, consisting of 18 classrooms, a large Common Room with Cafeteria, as well as a Private Study equipped with over 60 computers, both used exclusively by Sixth Formers.
The successful candidate will need to:
- Be an outstanding classroom practitioner.
- Have excellent leadership and communication skills.
- Have a proven track record in achieving excellent student progress.
- Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
- Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
- Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.
We can offer you: (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert)
- An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.
- An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.
- A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Headteacher.
- Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.
- An opportunity to work collaboratively with leaders across the wider GLF MAT.
You are very welcome to come and visit us at Glyn School. Please contact Sri Narasimhan, HR to arrange a suitable date and time.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview as soon as applications are received. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview ahead of the closing date and withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.